§ 21-6401 Promoting obscenity; promoting obscenity to minors
§ 21-6402 Promotion to minors of material harmful to minors
§ 21-6403 Gambling; definitions
§ 21-6404 Gambling
§ 21-6405 Illegal bingo operation
§ 21-6406 Commercial gambling
§ 21-6407 Dealing in gambling devices
§ 21-6408 Unlawful possession of a gambling device
§ 21-6409 Installing communication facilities for gamblers
§ 21-6410 False membership claim
§ 21-6411 Unlawful acts concerning animals; definitions
§ 21-6412 Cruelty to animals
§ 21-6413 Unlawful disposition of animals
§ 21-6414 Unlawful conduct of dog fighting; unlawful attendance of dog fighting; unlawful possession of dog fighting paraphernalia
§ 21-6415 Illegal ownership or keeping of an animal
§ 21-6416 Harming or killing certain dogs
§ 21-6417 Unlawful conduct of cockfighting; unlawful attendance of cockfighting; unlawful possession of cockfighting paraphernalia
§ 21-6418 Permitting a dangerous animal to be at large
§ 21-6419 Selling sexual relations
§ 21-6420 Promoting the sale of sexual relations
§ 21-6421 Buying sexual relations
§ 21-6422 Commercial sexual exploitation of a child
§ 21-6423 Violation of a consumer protection order
§ 21-6424 Unlawful use of a communication facility

Terms Used In Kansas Statutes > Chapter 21 > Article 64 - Crimes Against the Public Morals

  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Minor: means any person defined by K. See Kansas Statutes 77-201
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Property: includes personal and real property. See Kansas Statutes 77-201
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • Public law: A public bill or joint resolution that has passed both chambers and been enacted into law. Public laws have general applicability nationwide.
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • State: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the territories. See Kansas Statutes 77-201
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.